The big picture: Google and Microsoft are two of the largest cloud-focused companies in the world, always competing to win more customers in the enterprise space. There's one thing, however, the two corporations agree on: the need to radically change the environmental impact their always-growing data centers are having on the world.
Facepalm: A good social media account manager can improve their employer's public image through thoughtful interaction with customers. But there's a vital distinction between giving an intelligent response to a genuine complaint and calling someone a "milkshake brain." Unfortunately for EA, its Need for Speed account chose to throw said insult at a fan, prompting an apology from the company.
In context: Samsung will use its most advanced manufacturing process to make chips for four well-known technology companies. The race to overtake TSMC as the world's largest chip foundry is on, while geopolitical conflicts are tearing the old economic balance apart.
#ThrowBackThursday Most people who hear the word "Nokia" associate it with mobile phones, but there's a convoluted history to tell since the company's humble beginnings over 150 years ago and many reinventions.
Gabe Newell: PC's openness enabled the Steam Deck
Study shows 50% of repair shops snooped on customer devices
NASA's Orion comes within 81 miles of the Moon
Amazon's hardware group faces steep losses, Alexa efforts flounder
Software engineers and timekeepers rejoice as the world votes to end the leap second
There will be 3.2 billion gamers in 2022, but revenue is set to fall for first time in 15 years
Our picks for the best gaming monitors come after much testing to give you comprehensive advice on shopping the best models including 1440p, 4K, ultrawide and HDR gaming monitors.
PSA: If you have the popular extension SearchBlox installed on Google Chrome, you should immediately uninstall it, clear your cookies, and change your passwords for Roblox and Rolimons. The extension contained a backdoor designed to steal user credentials. Other websites you may have logged into with the extension installed may also be at risk.
Why it matters: The tiny Linux kernel hidden within Windows has grown, and is now a proper, stable part of the operating system thanks to the Microsoft Store integration. Updates will be easier and faster this way.
This'll put a smile on your face: We love hearing stories of bad actors getting their comeuppance. This one is great, though, because not only did a bunch of hacker wannabes get served (literally), several of them infected themselves with malware due to misconfiguring their own equipment.
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Gabe Newell says his PC components come from multiple manufacturers, an openness that enabled the Steam Deck
Time for a massive benchmark comparison between the Ryzen 5 7600X and Core i5-13600K, covering 54 games across three resolutions using the GeForce RTX 4090.